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Drawing on their own experiences of being in long-term relationships with partners with Asperger syndrome, and interviews with others in the same situation, the authors offer tried-and-tested advice on how to surmount common difficulties and make things work.

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Genre Book : Psychology
Author Book : Susan Moreno
Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Release Book : 2011-11-15
Download Book : 254 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781849058780


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If you’re in a relationship with someone who has Asperger’s syndrome, it’s likely that your partner sometimes seems cold and insensitive. Other times, he or she may have emotional outbursts for no apparent reason. And in those moments when you can’t understand each other at all, you both feel fed up, frustrated, and confused. The behavior of people with Asperger’s can be hard to understand and easy to misinterpret, which is why it’s so important to learn more about your partner’s condition. The tools presented in Loving Someone with Asperger’s Syndrome will help you build intimacy and improve the way you and your partner communicate. Filled with assessments and exercises for both you and your partner, this book will help you forge a deeper, more fulfilling relationship. This book will teach you how to: • Understand the effect of Asperger’s syndrome on your partner • Practice effective communication skills • Constructively work through frustrations and fights • Establish relationship ground rules to help you fulfill each others’ needs

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Genre Book : Family & Relationships
Author Book : Cindy Ariel
Publisher : New Harbinger Publications
Release Book : 2012-03-01
Download Book : 216 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781608820788


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Rudy Simone covers 22 common areas of confusion for someone dating a female with AS, including advice from her own experience and that of other couples. She talks with humour and honesty about the little things that might be different from a relationship with a neurotypical woman and discusses first dates, sex, and even having children.

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Genre Book : Psychology
Author Book : Rudy Simone
Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Release Book : 2012
Download Book : 142 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781849058834


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Life with a Partner or Spouse with Asperger Syndrome: Going Over the Edge? gives you a look into the lives of a handful of people who live with a loved one with Asperger Syndrome (AS). Written by a psychologist who has family members with Asperger Syndrome and has worked for years with clients with AS, the focus of the book is on how partners/spouses of someone with AS can take back their lives and find true meaning and happiness. Often the relationship between someone with AS and his or her partner is so strained that the conflicts escalate to damaging proportions, involving divorce, domestic violence and depression. The author explores these relationships in an effort to bring the two worlds a bit closer, which can ultimately make a real difference in the happiness of many people.In short, this book was written primarily to help spouses/partners of those with Asperger Syndrome learn how to grow away from dysfunctional behavior and dysfunctional relationships.

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Genre Book : Education
Author Book : Kathy J. Marshack
Publisher : AAPC Publishing
Release Book : 2009
Download Book : 176 Pages
ISBN-10 : 193457547X


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Based on academic research, experiences as a counselor specializing in this area and personal relationship experiences, the author uses quotations and real-life examples to illustrate her points with a compassionate understanding. Practical everyday topics include living and coping with AS, anger and AS, getting the message across, sex and AS, parenting, staying together, and "AS cannot be blamed for everything."

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Genre Book : Health & Fitness
Author Book : Maxine C. Aston
Publisher : AAPC Publishing
Release Book : 2001
Download Book : 84 Pages
ISBN-10 : 1931282048


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Focusing on what is referred to as the Cassandra phenomenon, where the neurotypical partner often needs more emotional guidance than the AS partner, this volume gathers together letters, thoughts and poems to give voice to the loneliness, frustration and love felt by many individuals who are close to one or more people with AS.

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Genre Book : Health & Fitness
Author Book : Karen E. Rodman
Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Release Book : 2003
Download Book : 186 Pages
ISBN-10 : 1843107511


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This fully revised new edition is a clear and concise guide to effective classroom practice. It is designed for teachers and assistants supporting children with Asperger syndrome in mainstream schools and other non-specialist settings. The book provides up-to-date information on the latest developments in this area and relates this to educational practice. With examples of innovative strategies and approaches to facilitate progress in learning, this new edition: outlines the underlying impairments and their educational implications; explores the process of assessment and diagnosis in Asperger Syndrome; offers practical strategies for effective and realistic classroom intervention, including access to the National Curriculum; considers the behavioural challenges the child with Asperger Syndrome may pose; shows how transitions can be supported. Asperger Syndrome: A Practical Guide for Teachers, 2nd Edition seeks to inform professionals meeting a child with Asperger Syndrome for the first time and equip them with effective educational and behavioural intervention strategies. This new edition is also updated with reference to Every Child Matters, the Disability Equality Duty and Access Inclusion Planning. This book will be essential to professionals in mainstream schools, educational psychologists, INSET providers (including initial teacher training), as well as to parents, carers and others supporting social and behavioural progress for students with Asperger Syndrome.

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Genre Book : Education
Author Book : Val Cumine
Publisher : Routledge
Release Book : 2009-10-16
Download Book : 116 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781135223731


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A guide to Asperger's syndrome describes what it is and how it is diagnosed, along with information on such topics as bullying, emotions, language, movement, cognitive ability, and long-term relationships.

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Genre Book : Psychology
Author Book : Tony Attwood
Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Release Book : 2007
Download Book : 397 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781843104957


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This is an accessible 2002 handbook for all those touched by Asperger syndrome; clinicians, those affected and carers alike.

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Genre Book : Medical
Author Book : Christopher Gillberg
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release Book : 2002-07-25
Download Book : 178 Pages
ISBN-10 : 0521001838


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Thousands of people live in Asperger marriages without recognizing the signs that their spouse has AS. When Swiss-born Katrin met Gavin while backpacking in Australia, she fell in love with a man that was kind, good looking and different. He followed her to Switzerland where they married eight months later. At first everything seemed fine, but once back in Australia things changed very drastically. Alone Together shares the struggle of one couple to rescue their marriage. It explains the clues that suggest a person might have AS and explores the effect of diagnosis. It is uplifting and humorous and includes plenty of tips for making as Asperger marriage succeed. This book offers couples hope, encouragement and strategies for their own relationships.

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Genre Book : Family & Relationships
Author Book : Katrin Bentley
Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Release Book : 2007
Download Book : 128 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781843105374